The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and Persons with Disabilities.

Author:

Stough, L. M. & Kang, D.

Editor:

First

Date:

2015

Region:

Asia

Theme:

Gender, Hyogo and Sendai Frameworks

Language:

English

Publisher:

Springer

Full Harvard Reference:

Stough, L. M. & Kang, D. (2015), The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction and Persons with Disabilities, International Journal of Disaster Risk Science, Vol. 6 (2): 140-149.

This paper analyses the Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction (SFDRR) with respect to people with disabilities. It highlights the inclusion of disability-related terms within the framework, and their potential for making more inclusive approaches to DRR that would take into consideration everyone’s needs.